SCHOLARSHIPS The information provided below is only a brief description of each scholarship. Read the actual scholarship application for all details. Rules, requirements, directions and deadlines listed on the actual scholarship application overrides any information given on this list. Each one of these scholarships has also been emailed directly to each senior.
Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship: Deadline: Oct 23-Feb 16. Register online and then follow emailed instructions to complete two online components and a related assessment. www.IowaStudentLoan.org/SeniorScholarship
ISU Christina Hixson Opportunity Award: Deadline: Jan 1, 2018. Must have extreme financial need. Go to http://www.hixson.dso.iastate.edu/
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship: Deadline: Jan 4, 2018. Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education. Go to https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/
Grand Lodge of Iowa Masonic Scholarships: Deadline: Feb 1, 2018. You do NOT have to have an affiliation with the Masonic Lodge in order to qualify. Principal criterion is service to school and community with special emphasis upon leadership roles in these areas. Application can be found below.
Veridian Credit Union Scholarship: Deadline: February 2, 2018. Veridian Credit Union will once again offer scholarships to incoming freshman college students. I have attached some information for you to add to your scholarship directory. Applicants must be a Veridian member before the scholarship deadline. Students interested in applying can do so at our website: www.veridiancu.org/scholarship.
Iowa Newspaper Foundation Scholarships: Deadline: Feb 9,2018. Apply at www.inanews.com.
CRAAR Scholarship: Deadline: February 23, 2018. Based on financial need, community involvement, academic plans and goals. go to www.crrealtors.org/scholarship-program for the application.
MCEC Technical Scholarships: Deadline: March 1, 2018. Must plan to enroll in a mechanical or trade course of study at an accredited Iowa Community College. Application can be found below.
College Funding Forecaster Giveaway: Deadline: March 5-May 11. Complete the college Funding Forecaster tool to estimate total college costs over four years and enter contact information to register. www.IowaStudentLoan.org/Giveaway
ECR REC Scholarship: Deadline: March 7, 2018. Must have affiliation with the ECI REC. See website for information. http://www.ecirec.com
Iowa Farm Bureau Scholarship: Deadline: March 8, 2017. The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation will award 54 $1000 scholarships to students who are sons/daughters of Iowa Farm Bureau members and are pursuing the completion of a two or four year degree. The deadline to apply for the 2018 IFBF scholarship is March 1, 2018. Other criteria required. Please see application. https://www.iowacollegeaid.gov/content/iowa-farm-bureau-federation-scholarship
2018 Robert Smiley Scholarship: Deadline: March 23, 2018. Must be a female, have a 2.5 GPA or higher and have lettered in one varsity sport each year of high school. You must talk to Mr. Cretin about interest in this award. Each high school is only allowed to nominate one student. Application is attached below.
Iowa PGA Charlie Burkart Scholarship: Deadline: June 15, 2018. Winners selected on the basis of their interest and activity in golf, the potential for future contributions to the game and other criteria stated on the application. Application can be found below.
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